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  1. Question Healed ulcer
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    Need some advice please. Pt has been seen for an extended period of time in our wound clinic for a decubitus ulcer. When pt evaluated on follow up visit, ulcer is healed. Is it appropriate to continue to use the ulcer code for the visit or should we code using a V-code for follow up since pt's ulcer is completely healed and no other problems.

    Vicky K

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    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire
    I would use the V code.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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    Thank you. That was my thought but others have told me to use code for the ulcer.

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